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My husband claims that his vision becomes blurry while lifting weights. Why?Should mention that he drinks a pre work out to help with stamina/energy.

My husband claims that his vision becomes blurry while lifting weights.  Why?Should mention that he drinks a pre work out to help with stamina/energy.

Blood pressure?: Blood pressure can rise significantly during weightlifting - this is because the blood return can be partially compromised by the high pressure. This is a symptom that should be checked out before continuing strenuous weight lifting. The energy drinks are probably ok but can be loaded with glucose - there should be a screen for diabetes as well. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for 4 days now & it's making my vision blurry, nothing has gotten rid of it. Body also feels tired like ive been lifting weights.

I've had a headache for 4 days now & it's making my vision blurry, nothing has gotten rid of it. Body also feels tired like ive been lifting weights.

Examination: You need to make an appointment for a comprehensive eye exam by an ophthalmologist, & possibly A neurologist. Headache with blurred vision is concerning, as it may represent a neurological problem. Make an appointment ASAP. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes blurry after I wake up from a nap?

Why are my eyes blurry after I wake up from a nap?

Don't Know: Could be dryness (not everyone closes his/her eyes completely). Do you sleep with contact lenses? If this persists, make sure to see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes blurry at night with my contacts?

Why are my eyes blurry at night with my contacts?

Dry eyes: Your eyes are probably dry from the long wear time and/or from underlying tear deficiency. Try taking them out and wear your glasses if needed. This is probably the best solution. You may also try contact lens friendly artificial tears, such as refresh optive. Another thought might be your age and the development of presbyopia, in which reading glasses worn over the contacts may help your reading. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry eyes?

What can cause blurry eyes?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of blurry vision. See an ophthalmologist to determine why yours are blurry. ...Read more

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Blurry eyes in night is normal?

Blurry eyes in night is normal?

No: Blurry vision at night is usually due to very small degrees of uncorrected myopia. During the day with pupillary constriction a -0.25 myope can see well. At night that myopia may increase to -0.50-0.75 because of pupillary dilation and spherical aberration of the crystalline lens. Should see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I am 25 but my eyes go blurry after reading for awhile?

I am 25 but my eyes go blurry after reading for awhile?

Blurred vision in a: Healthy young person without other known ocular disease usually is due to uncorrected refractive error or dry eyes. Again, this is if there is no other ocular disease process ongoing. Try using lubricating eye drops to minimize any surface dryness leading to blurred vision. If this does not help then a good exam with a refraction for spectacles will be necessary. ...Read more

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My eyes are blurry. What should I do?

My eyes are blurry. What should I do?

Exam: Blurry vision is common and needs to be treated recommended examination will allow you to see better with correction. ...Read more

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